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Brian Michael Bendis

We Need More Than Miles Morales as Spider-Man

Chad Williams | Posted 06.22.2016 | Entertainment
Chad Williams

I never had a problem identifying with Peter Parker because, even though he didn't look like me, the elements of his character transcended race; they were universal.

Maureen Ryan

When Remakes Attack: TV Adapts 'Powers' And 'The Returned' | Maureen Ryan | Posted 03.10.2015 | Entertainment

One of the great things about television is its adaptability, or, perhaps more accurately, its ability to adapt anything to suit its purposes. Thi...

'AKA Jessica Jones' Looking For A Home

Posted 01.15.2013 | TV

Marvel's "AKA Jessica Jones" TV series is looking for a cable home. Originally in development at ABC, the network passed on the project in May 201...

With Great Power... Ultimate Comics Spider-Man

Sean Campbell | Posted 03.27.2012 | Black Voices
Sean Campbell

Aside from my own personal investment in Miles Morales becoming the new Ultimate universe Spider-Man, I had concerns.

The Problem Isn't That the New Ultimate Spider-Man is Black/Hispanic. The Problem Is That Peter Parker Had to Die to Make It Happen.

Scott Mendelson | Posted 10.03.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

In the real world, the one Ultimate Spider-Man was supposed to take place in, heroes don't always have to die. Sometimes they do just fade away, to a life of normalcy and happiness. It was the very least Parker deserved.

Marvel's Mixed Race "Ultimate Spider-Man"

Marcia Dawkins | Posted 10.03.2011 | Entertainment
Marcia Dawkins

Today we meet Miles Morales, a younger multiracial and multiethnic Spider-Man. Even though Morales may remind us of the Spider-Man we're used to in the more traditional Marvel universe, there are definite differences.